Training Calendar

PRIOR APPROVAL FOR TRAINING: New instructors must apply for licensing and be approved for training BEFORE being permitted to register for any of these trainings.  If a new instructor attends without approval to become a Traffic Safety instructor, there will not be a refund for any courses taken.

To apply to become a Traffic Safety Instructor, or to check on the status of your license or application, contact the appropriate person listed below.

Andy S. Peña, UNM Transportation Safety Center, Program Manager
Phone: 505-277-6321
Fax: 505-277-8975


40 Hour New Instructor Training- February 18-22, 2019.  UNM Continuing Education, North Bldg. Conference Room B.

8 Hour Recertification Training Conference- June 7, 2019. UNM Continuing Education, North Bldg., Conference Rooms B&C- Breakout sessions TBA.

8 Hour DWI Facilitator- June 14, 2019. UNM Continuing Education, South Bldg. Room 108.

8 Hour Teaching Techniques- June 13, 2019.  UNM Continuing Education, South Bldg., Room 108

40 Hour New Instructor Training- June 17-21, 2019. UNM Continuing Education, South Bldg., Room 108

Registration Information

Class size is limited -all courses require prior approval from the Transportation Safety Center before enrolling.  Classes close one week before the class start date.  Be advised that if you do register before you have authorization and your instructor application is denied, you will not entitled to refund of the tuition fee (where applicable).  Instructions for registration are available online at:

Register Online:
By Phone: (505) 277-0077 ext: 1
By Fax: (505) 277-1990
By Mail: UNM Continuing Education, Attention: Registration
MSC07 4030, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Driver Education New Instructor Training @ UNM Continuing Education - North Building
Feb 18 @ 8:00 am – Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm

New instructors of driver education must complete this class. Please contact Mr. Pena for permission prior to enrollment.

2019 Driver Education Recertification Conference @ UNM Continuing Education- North Building
Jun 7 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

8 Hour Annual Training Conference for Driver Education providers statewide hosted by NM DOT TSD/TSC at University of New Mexico Continuing Education Center

DWI School Facilitator Training @ UNM Continuing Education- South Building
Jun 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Mandatory training for facilitators of State approved DWI awareness & prevention schools. Please contact Mr. Pena to enroll in this free training.